Nepal Travel 2022 – No PCR test required for fully vaccinated travelers
The Himalayan nation Nepal is a popular destination for travelers and adventure seekers from all over the world. Hiking in Nepal’s remote regions takes you through scenic and hidden valleys, ancient shrines and places, yak caravans crossing high Himalayan passes, and mountain people living in some of the world’s highest settlements. Hiking in the Nepal Himalayas will be a truly magical experience.
The Covid-19 pandemic, travel has been restricted in Nepal, as the rest of the world, since 2020 March. However, the Nepalese government has made travel easier with rules and policies that allow visitors to visit the Himalayan country again. Recently published news here
So, what’s new update?
- No PCR test for fully Vaccinated. Travelers who have been fully vaccinated can enter the country simply by showing that they have been vaccinated.
- Travelers who have not been vaccinated or who have only received one jab must show a negative RT-PCR test within 72 hours.
Can I travel to Nepal now?
Yes, you can travel to Nepal now. All travel and trekking destinations such as Manaslu, Everest, Annapurna, Langtang, Gosaikunda, Dolpo, Mustang and the far western zones are open. The Nepal government started to issue trekking, tours and mountaineering permits starting from January 2021.
How can I get a tourist visa for Nepal in this Covid-19 situation?
There are two ways for getting a tourist visa for Nepal. From the Nepal Embassy / diplomatic missions in your country. At Tribhuvan International Airport, you can also get an on-arrival visa.
Do children also need negative Covid-19 reports?
Children below 5-year are exempted from such reports.
How is the situation of flights and transportation in Nepal?
Domestic flights have resumed at full capacity. Public transportation, including taxis and buses, as well as long-distance buses is fully operational.
Is it ethical and responsible to travel or hiking in Nepal now?
Yes and we should use travel to support communities and the environment.